Congratulations to the Winners of the Bill of Rights Institute Badge

June 4th, 2012 by

This year, the Bill of Rights Institute partnered with our friends at the Harlan Institute to offer a BRI Badge. For this badge, students considered whether the Fourth Amendment places any limitations on a school’s power to search students (including their backpacks and cell phones). Check out some of the best posts written by students that received the Read more…

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2012

January 13th, 2012 by

Americans honor Martin Luther King, Jr. each year on the third Monday in January.  Martin Luther King, Jr. Day was first celebrated in 1986.  King was born on January 15, 1929 and was assassinated on April 4, 1968 in Memphis, Tennessee. Martin Luther King, Jr. was one of the most significant and compelling civil rights Read more…

Tinker v. Des Moines DBQ – Document 13

August 25th, 2011 by

Do you use document-based questions in your classroom? This summer the Bill of Rights Institute is blogging a document-based question on the Supreme Court case Tinker v. Des Moines (1969). Each weekly post will feature an excerpted document related to the case, along with some questions to guide your thinking on it. Each document should Read more…

Tinker v. Des Moines DBQ – Document 12

August 19th, 2011 by

Do you use document-based questions in your classroom? This summer the Bill of Rights Institute is blogging a document-based question on the Supreme Court case Tinker v. Des Moines (1969). Each weekly post will feature an excerpted document related to the case, along with some questions to guide your thinking on it. Each document should Read more…

Summer DBQ – Tinker v. Des Moines Document 11

August 12th, 2011 by

Do you use document-based questions in your classroom? This summer the Bill of Rights Institute is blogging a document-based question on the Supreme Court case Tinker v. Des Moines (1969). Each weekly post will feature an excerpted document related to the case, along with some questions to guide your thinking on it. Each document should Read more…

Tinker v. Des Moines DBQ Continues! – Document 10

August 4th, 2011 by

Do you use document-based questions in your classroom? This summer the Bill of Rights Institute is blogging a document-based question on the Supreme Court case Tinker v. Des Moines (1969). Each weekly post will feature an excerpted document related to the case, along with some questions to guide your thinking on it. Each document should Read more…

Tinker v. Des Moines DBQ – Document 9

July 28th, 2011 by

Do you use document-based questions in your classroom? This summer the Bill of Rights Institute is blogging a document-based question on the Supreme Court case Tinker v. Des Moines (1969). Each weekly post will feature an excerpted document related to the case, along with some questions to guide your thinking on it. Each document should Read more…

Document 8 – Tinker v. Des Moines

July 22nd, 2011 by

Do you use document-based questions in your classroom? This summer the Bill of Rights Institute is blogging a document-based question on the Supreme Court case Tinker v. Des Moines (1969). Each weekly post will feature an excerpted document related to the case, along with some questions to guide your thinking on it. Each document should Read more…

Tinker v. Des Moines DBQ – Document 7

July 14th, 2011 by

Do you use document-based questions in your classroom? This summer the Bill of Rights Institute is blogging a document-based question on the Supreme Court case Tinker v. Des Moines (1969). Each weekly post will feature an excerpted document related to the case, along with some questions to guide your thinking on it. Each document should Read more…

Tinker v. Des Moines DBQ – Document 6

July 8th, 2011 by

Do you use document-based questions in your classroom? This summer the Bill of Rights Institute is blogging a document-based question on the Supreme Court case Tinker v. Des Moines (1969). Each weekly post will feature an excerpted document related to the case, along with some questions to guide your thinking on it. Each document should Read more…